Time Incident Posted: 12:53

Incident Date: 13/02/2020

Incident Location: Leicester Marina, Thurmaston

Incident Number: 4173

Incident Type: Boat Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:16

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Birstall, Western and Southern Stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 95% by fire to first boat, 85% by fire to second boat. 10% by radiated heat to two further boats

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical fault within first boat

Initial Information: Two boats involved in fire.
2 Hose Reel Jets, 1 Covering Jet and 2 Breathing Apparatus in use.

1 boat initially involved in fire, fire spread to second boat and caused further minor damage to two others.
2 hose reels and covering jet. Technical rescue water team on standby at incident if required.
All 4 boats involved have been checked for persons. No reported casualties. Owners are not in attendance but have been contacted by manager of the marina.
Level 2 Fire Investigation being carried out by officer on scene

Updated Incident Information: STOP@ 13:42 confirmed fire extinguished and Fire Investigation continues

Public Statement Issued:


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